British Cycling and its official power crank supplier to the Great Britain Cycling Team, Verve Cycling, have today announced that work on the development of a bespoke track crank is now complete.
The crank, which will be used by Great Britain Cycling Team riders, has been designed specifically to make accurate data acquisition a seamless process and will allow the team to get the most of out of its training sessions.
British Cycling’s commercial manager, Dave Parsons, said:
“We’ve been really impressed by Verve Cycling’s approach to developing the track crank. They have a highly skilled technical team and have been genuinely prepared to collaborate to create the best solution for our riders. We’ve been really pleased with the performance of the road products so far and the new track crank will help the Great Britain Cycling Team to get the most out of its training sessions.”
Verve Cycling’s president, Bryan Taylor, added:
“Working with the Great Britain Cycling Team has been a great experience and designing an InfoCrank® to fit their requirements has been a rewarding and engaging process. Of course, no project is ever truly complete so we constantly develop products as technology and the needs of the users evolve. The solution we’ve created will streamline data acquisition for the team, enabling coaches and support staff to offer a much more efficient approach to interpreting the effectiveness of riders’ training sessions.”
The next project that Verve Cycling will focus on as part of its five year collaboration with British Cycling – which runs until 2020 - is the development of InfoCrank® systems for the mountain bike and BMX cycling disciplines. The aim is to have the cranks completed next year.